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Wellington Botanic Garden

101 Glenmore Street, Wellington 6012, New Zealand
+64 4-499 1400
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Visit Wellington Botanic Garden and enjoy its 25ha of unique landscape, protected native forest, conifers, specialised plant collections, colourful floral displays, and views over Wellington city. The garden is a Garden of National Significance by the Royal New Zealand Institute of Horticulture and is an Historic Places Trust Heritage Area. Take the Cable Car up and follow the Downhill path to the city.
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101 Glenmore Street, Wellington 6012, New Zealand
+64 4-499 1400
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Kilometres of walking paths, exciting enough that my 4 & 6yo kids didn't complain at all after hours of stairs. Lots of birdlife, beautifully designed gardens. I love that the paths, whilst signposted at intervals, aren't paved or always marked - it makes it feel...More

Thank TemoraSmiths
Reviewed 2 days ago

We took the cable car up to the top and then wandered down through the gardens. There was so much to see, little tracks to explore and lots of beautiful trees and flowers to take in. We practically spent all day there, so much to...More

Thank Shelle11
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This is a large area with a big selection get place to take a leisurely stroll and loose a day. Easily accessible by the cable car direct from town.

Thank michellelI1074HP
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Always happy to go to the Botanic garden cafe for lunch. Food always fresh and very tempting . Staff very accommodating. It is nice to wander around the gardens too.

Thank petersteans
Reviewed 1 week ago

I would suggest arriving via the cable car. At the top there are views, coffee and or the cable car musuem. Depending on your taste the museum takes 5 minutes or 55 minutes. There is an excellent playground not too far down the well marked...More

Thank Liz S
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you like plants, or want to have a stroll in a park this is the place to go. Located on top of the Cable Car, the place is easily accessible, and can be visited fast. You can expect a nice view to the city,...More

Thank Viljami T
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a wonderful area to spend part of a day just walking around. I enjoy a stroll through here on a regular basis. They have a great playground for the kids or you can take a picnic and spend more time if you'd like....More

Thank drjandthemissus
Reviewed 1 week ago

won't take long to look thru but is worth a look, would be better in summer as all the exterior plants had just been pruned

Thank marklN857BM
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful well maintained. Good walk ways. Short walk or bus ride from the city.Easy to spend a few hours here looking at the gardens, the herb garden ,the rose garden etc

Thank blitz40
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

In my two visits to this fantastic city I find I can't get enough of this place! Perfect location to enjoy nature and fabulous views. The paths and beds are so well looked after you can easily get round with a push chair. The paths...More

Thank helenmcsherry
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Karen H
12 September 2017|
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Response from helenmcsherry | Reviewed this property |
Not sure Karen but there is an amazing bit of artwork called 'body to soul' made up of the words changing a letter at a time, up a slope of steps. It's by Mary Louise Brown. There could be a plaque beside it using that... More
Gerry N
24 July 2017|
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Response from Sandra F | Reviewed this property |
Sorry my trip was part of a coach tour.
31 March 2016|
Response from Wayne P | Reviewed this property |
It depends how fast you walk? But I would set aside an hour.